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October 23, 2009

Iroquois Lock - Murray Blancher
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Tug & barge Victorious & John J Carrick upbound at Iroquois
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tug Victorious
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tug Victorious wheel house
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Victorious & John J Carrick departing the Iroquois lock upbound

Green Bay Port - Scott Best
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Tug Bill G Pushing an empty stone barge up the Fox River near Mason St Bridge.
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Close up of the Bill G.
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Tug Prentiss Brown fires up her engine to warm up prior to departing.
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Cason J Callaway starting to head up the Fox River.
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Close up.
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Tug Bill G squeezes in between the Cason J Callaway and the docked St Marys Conquest as they depart the Fox River with a loaded stone barge for Egg Harbor.
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Stern view heading up through Walnut St Bridge.
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Prentiss Brown turned and headed outbound.

Sherwin Tow and more - Mike Nicholls
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10/19 Arthur K Atkinson at the De Tour Coal Dock.
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10/20 Katmai Bay.
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John Sherwin at De Tour Coal Dock.
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October 18 - Sault Ste, Marie

Anna Marie Altman at MCM Shipyard.
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Sacre Bleu.
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October 17 - Passing Mackinac Island
Mary Page Hannah and John Sherwin at Bridge.
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Mary Page Hannah turning to line up Round Island Passage.
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Capt Shepler
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Island and Straits Express.
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October 17 Straits of Mackinac
Lansing Shoal Light.
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Mississagi, White Shoal and Gray's Reef lights.
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Tug Zeus westbound for the Bridge.
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October 16 - Sturgeon Bay and Green Bay

American Courage being moved away from the side of the John Sherwin at Bay Ship.
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Tug Cameroun O.
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Tug Jimmy L.
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Barge DBL 185 at Bay Ship.
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American Spirit at Bay Ship.
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Tug Jacquelin Nicole released from the stern of the Sherwin, heading back to Sturgeon Bay.
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Tug Mary Page Hannah, towing the Sherwin in Green Bay.
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Ferry Washington downbound in Green bay.
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October 15 - St. Ignace & Sault Ste. Marie, MI

Star Line's Joliet arriving at St. Ignace.
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La Salle at the St. Ignace Dock.
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Drummond Islander III substituting for the Sugar Islander II at Sugar Island.
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Sugar Islander II.

Calumet Harbor, Chicago
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Challenger ghosting in on a gray day at Calumet Harbor, the Challenger had just rounded the south light.
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Cason Calloway meeting the Challenger inside the breakwall in Calumet Harbor
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Calloway outbound toward the south light checkpoint
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St Marys Challenger entering the mouth of the Calumet River in Calumet Harbor, South Chicago, Illinois

Historical Perspectives - SS Badger at Kewaunee in April 1990.  Carl Fredericks photos.
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Photos from Port Dover, Ontario.  April 2005 - Paul Beesley
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Canadian Coast Guard Cutter Cape Lambton at her dock in Port Dover, Ontario.  Apr 17/05.
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Closer view of the superstructure of the Cape Lambton.  Apr 17/05.
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CCGC Cape Lambton at Port Dover.  This design of cutter is now used throughout North America for Search & Rescue.  Apr 17/05.
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Flare gun from the old SAR cutter CCGC Spray.
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Canadian flag and Canadian Coast Guard Jack.

San Diego ships - Lanny Wingbermuehle
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USS Makin Island (LHD 8), returned to port Oct. 21, 2009.
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Navy patrol boat in San Diego Bay.  Notice the machine gun.gun.

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